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Fossil specimen : SM B 6623 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Ostreoida

Fossil Name Ostrea vesicularis Lamarck
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Ostrea vesicularis Lamarck

Avicula filata Etheridge H.: Holotype

Provenance
Registration No. B 6623
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Comments
Location
Country England
Locality Burwell, Cambridgeshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Totternhoe Stone
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Cenomanian Age (Cretaceous Period) (93.6 – 99.6 Ma B.P.)

References
References

Penning, W.H. & Jukes-Browne, A.J. 1881. Geology of the neighbourhood of Cambridge Memoirs of the Geological Survey of England and Wales (1): p.144 pl.2 figs. 3,3 a

Woods 1913 c. A monograph of the Cretaceous Lamellibranchiata Palaeontographical Society Monographs vol. ii (2): p.370

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